ERIC Number: ED256383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Innovation Abstracts; Volume VI (1984), Nos. 1-33 [Selected Numbers of Interest to Community Colleges].
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v6 n1-33 1984
"Innovation Abstracts" consists of brief, two-page write-ups issued approximately 40 times a year on topics that contribute to staff development. This compilation represents a selection from the 1984 volume of 22 numbers of special interest to community college faculty, administrators, and staff. The numbers selected are; (1) fragments of students' written work in the humanities; (2) results of a study of part-time faculty; (5) the benefits of keeping records of class sessions; (7) student development through general education; (9) improving education through faculty collaboration; (11) intra-university professorships for faculty renewal and development; (12) classroom quality circles; (15) faculty evaluation as a measure of organizational productivity; (16) the use of the WANDAH (Writing Aid AND Author's Helper) system for improving composition; (17) ways of teaching excellence in the community colleges; (19) developing communication skills for the future; (20) the development of good practices in continuing education; (21) confessions of a technologically disabled person; (23) teaching mathematics using sports coaching techniques; (24) collegial and competitive relations in schools; (25) methods of validating students' positive attitudes towards instructional experiences; (26) the film essay as an educational device; (27) reality testing in the business curriculum; (28) the importance of small details in the educational process; (30) the relationship between class attendance and achievement; (31) the role of questions in instruction; and (33) practices that enhance and restrict faculty motivation. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.; Richardson (Sid W.) Foundation, Fort Worth, TX.; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. National Inst. for Staff and Organizational Development.